... primacy of music... almost flawlessly rewriting Eminescus prosody... veils the challenges of translation under the effortlessness of smooth... -- Calin-Andrei Mihailescu, Haunting Hedonism of Sound, Literary Research/Recherche littéraire 17.34 (Fall - Winter 2000) 447-49
The classic dilemma of any translation, i.e. 'belles infidels' versus 'laides fideles' was solved here... as 'belles fideles'! -- Dumitru Radu Popa, UT MUSICA POESIS, Forward to 'Poezii Alese /Selected Poems
About the Author
Adrian George Sahlean is currently a faculty fellow at the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis in Brookline, MA., a psychoanalyst in private practice, and a performance coach at the Longfellow Health Center in Wayland, MA.
Past activities include: professional children's choir; founder of a-cappella group SONG" (2 records, national awards in Romania); part-time actor with Bulandra repertory company; second prize at classical guitar festival (Sinaia, 1982); marathon runner (Boston, 1993). Serious hobby: bel-canto singing.